Concrete Inspection; A Manual Of Information And Instructions For Inspectors Of Concrete Work, With…

Paperback | January 12, 2012

byCharles Shattuck Hill

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1909. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. STANDARD AND TYPICAL SPECIFICATIONS. Specifications are the written instructions defining the duties of the inspector. He should be familiar with their characteristics and requirements both generally and specifically. A study of specifications is essential to an inspector who desires to keep abreast with his work. It is only by such study that he will be able to interpret their requirements quickly, accurately and fairly on any work with which he is connected. The following specifications are given here for study. They are not selected as being ideal, but as representing general practice, and therefore as being exemplifications of what the inspector may expect to find his business to interpret and enforce in practical work. SPECIFICATIONS FOR CEMENT* General Conditions. 1. All cement shall be inspected. 2. Cement may be inspected either at the place of manufacture or on the work. 3. In order to allow ample time for inspecting and testing, the cement should .Standard specifications adopted by the American Society for Testing Materials, Nov. 14, 1904. SO be stored in a suitable weather-tight building having the floor properly blocked or raised from the ground. 4. The cement shall be stored in such a manner as to permit easy access for proper inspection and identification of each shipment. 5. Every facility shall be provided by the contractor and a period of at least 12 days allowed for the inspection and necessary tests. 6. Cement shall be delivered in suitable packages with the brand and name of manufacturer plainly marked thereon. 7. A bag of cement shall contain 94 lbs. of cement net. Each barrel of Portland cement shall contain 4 bags, and each barrel of natural cement shall contain 3 bags of the above net weight. 8. Cement failing to meet th...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1909. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. STANDARD AND TYPICAL SPECIFICATIONS. Specifications are the written instructions defining the duties of the inspector. He...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217918697

ISBN - 13:9780217918695

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